ENGEL: 'Absolute Design' Release Dates Announced

ENGEL, the Gothenburg, Sweden-based quintet featuring guitarists Marcus Sunesson (ex-THE CROWN) and Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES), drummer Mojjo (RELEVANT FEW, DRACENA), vocalist Mangan Klavborn, and bassist Michael Håkansson (ex-EVERGREY), will release its debut album, "Absolute Design", via SPV/Steamhammer on the following dates:

Sweden: October 31
Germany, Austria, Switzerland: November 2
Rest of Europe: November 5

IN FLAMES frontman Anders Fridén helped his old friend Niclas (both played together in PASSENGER) record demos and assisted in the production of the CD at Dug-Out Studios in Uppsala with Daniel Bergstrand (producer of IN FLAMES, MESHUGGAH). Songtitles set to appear on the album include "Casket Closing", "In Splendour", "The Paraclet", "Propaganda" and "Seven Ends".

A track from the CD, entitled "In Splendour", is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. Also available at the same location is the group tour blog from their current European tour with DIMMU BORGIR and AMON AMARTH.

A complete list of upcoming ENGEL shows can be found at this location.

Watch ENGEL's "Calling Out" video:


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